This article was originally published by J. Weekly on June 25, 2018
Emily Simons wanted to save a life — but she never thought it would happen.
The 24-year-old San Francisco Hillel staffer had signed up for the bone marrow and stem cell donor registry through the Gift of Life organization while she was in college a few years back, but finding out she was a match was a stunner.
“I was really shocked when I got the call,” she said. “I never thought that I would be a match for anyone.”